[hahy-per-ker-uh-toh-sis] /ˌhaɪ pərˌkɛr əˈtoʊ sɪs/
Also called x-disease. Veterinary Pathology. a disease of cattle resulting from their physical contact with or eating of objects or food contaminated by wood preservatives or machinery lubricants containing highly chlorinated naphthalenes, characterized by thickening and hardening of the skin, abnormal secretion of tears and saliva, and diarrhea.
(pathol) overgrowth and thickening of the outer layer of the skin
hyperkeratosis hy·per·ker·a·to·sis (hī’pər-kěr’ə-tō’sĭs)
n. pl. hy·per·ker·a·to·ses (-sēz)
Hypertrophy of the cornea or the horny layer of the skin. Also called hyperkeratinization.
hy’per·ker’a·tot’ic (-tŏt’ĭk) adj.
hyperketonemia hy·per·ke·to·ne·mi·a (hī’pər-kē’tə-nē’mē-ə) n. The presence of elevated concentrations of ketone bodies in the blood.
hyperketonuria hy·per·ke·to·nu·ri·a (hī’pər-kē’tə-nur’ē-ə, -nyur’-) n. An increase in the urinary excretion of ketonic compounds.
- Hyperkeratosis lenticularis perstans
hyperkeratosis lenticularis perstans hyperkeratosis len·tic·u·lar·is per·stans (lěn-tĭk’yə-lâr’ĭs pûr’stānz’) n. An inherited skin disorder with onset in midlife, marked by small keratotic papules of the tops of the feet, on the legs, with pinpoint keratotic papules of the palms and soles. Also called Flegel’s disease.
[hahy-per-ki-nee-zhuh, -zhee-uh, -zee-uh, -kahy-] /ˌhaɪ pər kɪˈni ʒə, -ʒi ə, -zi ə, -kaɪ-/ noun 1. Pathology. an abnormal amount of uncontrolled muscular action; spasm. 2. Psychiatry. a disorder occurring in children and adolescents, characterized by excessive activity, extreme restlessness, impulsivity, and a short attention span. /ˌhaɪpəkɪˈniːzɪə; -kaɪ-/ noun (pathol) 1. excessive movement, as in a […]